Masters students land summer internships in health industry


Congratulations to second year master’s IHC track students and Upstream summer editors, Stephanie Schmitt and Kyla Garrett, for their fascinating internships this summer! We caught up with them with some quick questions: Stephanie Schmitt A little background about you: I’m … Continued

35th Annual Minority Health Conference


35th Annual Minority Health Conference: “Innovative Approaches to Youth Health: Engaging Youth in Creating Healthy Communities” This year’s Minority Health Conference hosted a range of engaging and knowledgeable speakers.  Dr. Gail C. Christopher, vice president for program strategy at W.K. … Continued

Lee, Hanseul Stephanie


PhD (in progress), School of Library and Information Studies, UW-Madison MSLS, School of Information and Library Science, UNC-Chapel Hill BA, Library and Information Science, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea   Stephanie Lee completed a Master’s degree in library science and … Continued

Shumake, Katie


MA, Mass Communication (Interdisciplinary Health Communication), Public Health Specialization, Roy H. Park Fellow, UNC-Chapel Hill BA, English, North Carolina State University BS, Biology, North Carolina State University Katie is interested in the media’s effects on an individual’s health behavior, how … Continued

Isenhower, Whitney


MPH in Health Behavior, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill BA in Journalism and Mass Communication and Political Science, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill   Whitney completed the Interdisciplinary Health Communication certificate when she graduated … Continued

Willoughby, Jessica Fitts


Ph.D., School of Media and Journalism, UNC Chapel Hill M.A., B.A., Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, Washington State University Jessica is an assistant professor at the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University. Jessica’s research is … Continued

Congratulations to Jessica Willoughby!


Congratulations to recent IHC graduate Jessica Fitts Willoughby on her recent publication in Social Marketing Quarterly!  To read Jessica’s article, “Everyone Has Questions: Developing a Social Marketing Campaign Promoting a Sexual Health Text Message Service.” Published online before print, September 30, 2013, … Continued